Under the VolcanoMalcolm Lowry
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It is the fiesta 'Day of the Dead' in the small Mexican town of Quauhnahuac. In the shadow of the volcano, ragged children beg coins to buy skulls made of chocolate, ugly pariah dogs roam the streets and Geoffrey Firmin - ex-consul, ex-husband, an alcoholic and a ruined man - is living out the last day of his life. Drowning himself in mescal while his former wife and half-brother look on, powerless to help him, the consul has become an enduring tragic figure. As the day wears on, it becomes apparent that Geoffrey must die. It is his only escape from a world he cannot understand. His story, the image of one man's agonised journey towards Calvary, became a prophetic book for a whole generation.
Prefaţator: Michael Schmidt
Malcolm Lowry - Autor
Malcolm Lowry (1909-1957), scriitor englez, recunoscut ca unul dintre cei mai importanti artisti care au prezentat decaderea spirituala a individului, in prima jumatate a secolului XX. A debutat cu romanul Ultramarine (1933), dar faima si-a cistigat-o abia cu cel...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile